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Top 10 Devon and Cornwall by John Plumer

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South Cornwall

With its indented coastline and numerous River estuaries interspersed with secluded settlements, this is a region of unexpected surprises. The charms of Fowey and fishing villages such as Polperro and Mevagissey should not be missed. Cornwall’s capital, Truro, is small enough to negotiate easily on foot. Its cathedral and the Royal Cornwall Museum are the main sights. The most famous attraction however, is the Eden Project, a high-tech garden for the third millennium. South Cornwall’s other major gardens, Trelissick and Heligan, are must-sees for plant fans, while south of here, the picturesque Roseland Peninsula is good for exploring. ...

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